The Porter County
Sheriff’s Police has received a second report of an unknown subject’s
throwing a rock at a vehicle traveling on U.S. Highway 6 in Jackson
police, at 12:44 p.m. Monday a motorist was westbound in the 400 east block
of U.S. 6 when--in the area of Anderson’s Orchard & Winery--someone dressed
in black standing by the side of the road threw what appears to have been a
rock at his vehicle.
advised police that he “instinctively ducked and when he heard a thump
looked up and saw damage to his windshield.”
In addition to the
damage to the windshield, the projectile left a scratch and hole in the
hood, police said. Damage was estimated at $1,200.
follows one made at 2:04 a.m. Sunday when--as the Chesterton Tribune
reported in Monday’s edition--a motorist westbound in the 500 east block of
U.S. 6 threw a rock at her vehicle, breaking the windshield and damaging the
hood. Total estimated damage, police said: $900.
complainant described the suspect as a male subject who was “heavier set”
and wearing a “dark-colored hoodie.”